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AROLDIS CHAPMAN RUMORS

No looking back for Reds' Aroldis Chapman

CINCINNATI -- March 18 is a date that's hard to forget for anyone associated with the Reds. It was the night Aroldis Chapman has put behind him as remarkably well as he's put together a historical season. Chapman suffered multiple fractures to his skull just above the left eye and nasal region that night after being struck with a line drive off the bat of Kansas City catcher...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman On Pace To Set Velocity Record For His Fastball

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman is on the verge of doing something no other pitcher has been able to do in the history of baseball.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Watch Aroldis Chapman and Javier Baez

Prospects are babies. They’re eagerly anticipated, they’re evaluated by their ceilings, their arrivals are memorable and frequently painful, and these days they’re traded for goods less than ever. They continue to be interesting for a handful of months, but then they start to develop into more fully-formed people, and the magic of limitless possibility disintegrates. […]
Via Fangraphs
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aroldis Chapman hits 104 on radar gun

Your browser does not support iframes. Aroldis Chapman still throws very, very hard. The Cincinnati Reds reliever has struck out 66 batters in just 32 1/3 innings of work this season. When you see the 104-mph fastball he threw against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night, you’ll understand why. That’s right, Chapman hit 104. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds, Cubs clear benches after Chapman fastballs over the head

Your browser does not support iframes. Benches cleared after Aroldis Chapman retired the side in the top of the 9th of Thursday’s Reds-Cubs game following some tension between the clubs. Chapman struck out Justin Ruggiano to start the inning. Then he sailed a 101-mph fastball over the head of Nate Schierholtz on the first pitch […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman gets roughed up in rehab start for Louisville

Aroldis Chapman took the mound in his first rehab appearance with Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday and was greeted rudely by Triple-A Norfolk.The southpaw surrendered five earned runs on four hits before being pulled after just 2/3 of an inning. Chapman also walked a batter, hit a batter and uncorked a wild pitch en route to throwing 33 pitches during a rough outing. So it seems as...
Via Redlegs Review
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman pitches off mound, wows observers

After a horrific scene just three-and-a-half weeks ago, Cincinnati Reds (and really all baseball fans) got a bit of good news today when Aroldis Chapman, the hard-throwing lefty closer for the Reds, threw off the mound for the first time.  Chapman was struck in the face by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City Royals slugger Salvador Perez, breaking facial bones throughout his...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chapman recovering better than anticipated

Anyone who saw the spring training video of Aroldis Chapman getting struck in the head by a line drive knows how serious the immediate ramifications were at the time. At worst, Chapman may have sustained an injury that would threaten his life, or possibly even his career. At best, Chapman was probably looking at some time on the sidelines due to a concussion and contusion to the...
Via Redlegs Review
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Scary video surfaces of Aroldis Chapman getting struck in face by line drive

Your browser does not support iframes.One of the scariest baseball injuries you are likely to see came Wednesday night in Surprise when Aroldis Chapman was on the wrong end of a screaming line drive hit by Royals catcher Salvador Perez.The ball jumped off Perez's bat so quickly Chapman didn't even have time to finish his follow through. The impact of the baseball striking...
Via Redlegs Review
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman carted off after being hit in face by line drive

A scary moment unfolded on the field Wednesday night when Aroldis Chapman had to be taken off the field with a stretcher after getting hit in the face with a line drive.C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer chronicled the whole experience and noted how serious the situation appeared to be.
Via Redlegs Review
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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